# Assume that the probability is that a baby born is a boy. If a couple has two children, what is the probability that both are girls? Assume that births are independent of each other

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Assume that the probability is 1/2 that a baby born is a boy. If a couple has two children, what is the probability that both are girls? Assume that births are independent of each other.

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Ignoring twins and other mutiple births, assume babies born at a hospital are independent events with the probability that a baby is a boy and the probability that a baby is a girl both equal to 0.5. Referring to the information above, the probability that at least one of the ...

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A couple intends to have four children. Assume that having a boy and girl is equally likely event. a) List sample space b) Find the probability that couple has two boys and two girls; c) Find the probability that couple has at least one boy

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Assume that the probability of a boy being born is the same as the probability of a girl being born. Find the probability that a family with five children will have at least one boy. 1, 4/5, 13/16, 1/32, 31/32 Can someone please explain? Thank you

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Find the probability of at least 2 girls in 10 births. Assume that male and female births are equally likely and that the births are independent events.

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A couple has four children. What is the probability that there will be 2 boys and 2 girls? Assume that no outside forces influence the births.

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3. A couple is planning on having four children. Assume that the probabilities of the man fathering a boy or a girl are .50 and .50, respectively. What is the probability that a. exactly two will be boys, b. fewer than two will be boys, and c. more than one will be a boy? ...

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In a family with 4 children what is the probability of having 1 boy and then 3 girls, in that order? (Exclude multiple births and assume all outcomes are equally likely). In a family with 4 children, what is the probability of having 1 boy and 3 girls, in any order? (Exclude ...

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Assume that the probability of a boy being born is the same as the probability of a girl being born. Find the probability that a family with five children will have at least one boy.

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Hi Can anyone help please: Suppose that the births of boys and girls can be modelled by rollling a fair die with 27 faces, 14 of which represent a boy and 13 represent a girl. 1. Using this model, choose the option that is closest to the probability that a couple who continue ...

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a couple is planning to have three children. Find the probability that the couple will have: a.) 2 girls and 1 boy? b.) 2 girls followed by a boy? c.) at least 1 girl? please answer my question thank you very much, have a good day!

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Hi Can anyone help please: Suppose that the births of boys and girls can be modelled by rollling a fair die with 27 faces, 14 of which represent a boy and 13 represent a girl. 1. Using this model, choose the option that is closest to the probability that a couple who continue ...

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Enter your answers as decimals or fractions, rather than percents. In a family with 7 children what is the probability of having 4 boys and then 3 girls, in that order? (Exclude multiple births and assume all outcomes are equally likely). Preview In a family with 7 children, ...

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Supposed (as is roughly correct) that each child born is equally likely to be a boy or a girl and that sexes of successive children are independent. If we let BG mean that the older child is a boy, and the younger child is a girl, then each of the combinations BB, BG, GB, GG ...

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Assume that male and female births are equally likely and that the birth of any child does not affect the probability of the gender of any other children. Find the probability of exactly eight in ten births.

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Assuming boy and girl babies are equally likely, find the probability that it would take a) at least three births to obtain two girls b) at least four births to obtain two girls c) at least five births to obtain two girls

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Assuming boy and girl babies are equally likely, find the probability that it would take a) at least three births to obtain two girls b) at least four births to obtain two girls c) at least five births to obtain two girls

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I have two children. One of them is a boy born on a Tuesday. What is the probability they are both boys?

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A family has three children. Assuming a boy is as likely as a girl to have been born, what is the following probability? Two are girls and one is a boy.

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Suppose that China’s population policy is modified so that every family could have children until either a boy is born or until a maximum of four children are born, whichever comes first. Assume that every family chooses to have as many children as possible under this policy...

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Suppose you conduct a study and find that the probability of having a baby boy is 60%. Now suppose three of your relatives are going to have babies. a) Build a tree diagram showing all the conditional probabilities and joint probabilities associated with the sex of the three ...

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Suppose you conduct a study and find that the probability of having a baby boy is 60%. Now suppose three of your relatives are going to have babies. a) Build a tree diagram showing all the conditional probabilities and joint probabilities associated with the sex of the three ...

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Define each of the following probability terms for the scenario of determining the probability that when a couple has 3 children, they will have exactly 2 boys. Assume that boys and girls are equally likely and that the gender of any child is not influenced by the gender of ...

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Does anyone know the odds of having Two girls as children as opposed to two males or one male and one female? I say it is 25 percent but my friend says it is 33.3 percent. Can anyone clarify? Thanks! You are correct. Assuming that boy and girls are equally probable each time, ...

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assume that a reseacher randomly selected 14 new born babies and counts the number of girls selected x. the probability corresponding to the 14 possible values of x. find the probability of selecting exactly 8 girls.

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A couple will stop given birth immediately a female child is born. If a male is 5 times more likely to be born as a female. Find a) The expected number of delivery of that family. b)the probability that they ll be 5 children in the family. 3) Probability that they ll be at ...

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A study shows that the probability of a baby being born with gene x is 0.6. The probability of a baby being born with gene y is 0.7. (a)What is the probability of being born with both genes assuming that the probabilities are independent? (b)In fact; 90% of those born with ...

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Let the random variable x represent the number of girls in a family with three children. Assume the probability of a child being a girl is 0.46. The table describes the probability of having x number of girls.Determine whether the table describes a probability distribution. If...

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Assume the probability is 1/2 that a child born is a girl. If a family has three children, what is the probability that they have a) exactly one girl b) at most two boys?

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Let the random variable x represent the number of girls in a family with three children. Assume the probability of a child being a girl is 0.42. The table on the right describes the probability of having x number of girls. Determine whether the table describes a probability ...

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Based on data from the National Center for Health Statistics, N. Wetzel used the normal distribution to model the length of gestation for pregnant US woman ( Chance, Spring 2001). Gestation length has mean of 280 days with a standard deviation of 20 days. a. Find the ...

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couple plans to have four children what is the probability that three are girls and one is a boy

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Based on data from the National Center for Health Statistics, N. Wetzel used the normal distribution to model the length of gestation for pregnant US woman ( Chance, Spring 2001). Gestation length has mean of 280 days with a standard deviation of 20 days. a. Find the ...

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Find the probability that in a family of 4 children there will be (a) at least 1 boy (b) at least 1 girl and 1 boy. Assume that the probability of a male birth is 1/2.

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Consider the composition of a three-child family. Assume that a girl is as likely as a boy at each birth. What is the probability that there is one boy and two girls in the family?

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at a city hospital 40 boys and 50 girls were born yesterday. what is the experimental probability that the next baby born will be a girl?

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It is assumed that when children are born they are equally likely to be boys or girls.What is the probability that a family of four children contains (a) three boys and one girl (b) two boys and two girls

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If boys ad girls are equally likely to be born, what is the probability that in a randomly selected family of eight children, there will be at least one a boy. Answer 0.984

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A newly married couple expected a boy and a girl or four children, occuring boy or girl has equal probability. Find the probability of success of their expectations.

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In a family with two children, what are the probabilities of the following outcomes, assuming that the birth of boys and girls is equally likely? a. Both are boys. b. The first is a girl and the second a boy. c. Neither is a girl. d. At least one is a girl. I was wondering ...

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Suppose 20% of babies born are born early, 50% are born on time, and 30% are born late. A nurse uses a random-number table to find the experimental probability that of 5 births, at least 1 baby will be born early. The digits 0 and 1 represent babies born early. The digits 2, 3...

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Myrza has three children a.If his oldest child is a girl, what is the probability that all the children are girls ? b.Given at least one of them is a boy, what is the probability of all of them are boys ?

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What is the probability that exactly three children in a family of five children will be boys? Assume that P(boy)=P(girl)

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Assume you have applied to two different universities (lets refer to them as Universities A and B) for your graduate program. In the past 25% of students (with similar credentials as yours) who applied to University A were accepted, while University B accepted 35% of the ...

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Assume you have applied to two different universities (lets refer to them as Universities A and B) for your graduate program. In the past 25% of students (with similar credentials as yours) who applied to University A were accepted, while University B accepted 35% of the ...

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Two parents have three children. They have two girls and one boy. What is the probability that the next child will be a boy?

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A binary communication system is used to send one of two messages: (i) message A is sent with probability 2/3, and consists of an infinite sequence of zeroes, (ii) message B is sent with probability 1/3, and consists of an infinite sequence of ones. The ith received bit is “...

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for the given pair of events A and B complete parts (a) and (b) below : A. When a baby is born it is a boy B. When a 15 sided die is rolled the outcome is 11. Find P(A and B) the probability events A and B both occur

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assume the probability that an electronic device will have a type 1 defect is 1% and the probability that it will have a type 2 defect is 2%. given that these two defects are not independent ,what is the probability that an item randomly selected has both a type 1 and type 2 ...

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Chances are 50-50 that a newborn baby will be a girl. For families with five children, what is the probability that all the children are girls

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If boys and girls are equally likely to be born, what is the probability that in a randomly selected family of 6 children, there will be at least one boy? (Find the answer using a formula. Round your answer to three decimal places.)

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Mrs soko is expecting a baby. Assuming that babies are equally like at any time of the day or night. What is the probability that the baby... a) will be born at the weekend? b) will be born between 8a.m. and 5p.m. on a weekday? c) will be born between 10p.m. and 6

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If boys and girls are equally likely to be born, what is the probability that in a randomly selected family of 8 children, there will be at least one boy? (Find the answer using a formula. Give your answer correct to three decimal places.)

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Chances are 50-50 that a newborn baby will be a girl. For families with five children, what is the probability that all the children are girls? So far I have: 2X2X2X2X2=32

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#1: A couple plans on having 3 children, how do I create a tree diagram with 8 possible outcomes? #2: (What is the theoretical probability of having a girl, and what is the theoretical probability of having a boy?) #3: How do you do theoretical probability?

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On a very short quiz, there is one multiple choice question with 5 possible choices (a, b, c, d, e) and one true or false question. Assume you are taking the quiz but do not have any idea what the correct answer is to either question. You mark an answer to each question anyway...

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You meet a woman who tells you. "I have two children. One of them is a boy." What is the probability that both children are boys?

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Assume you roll a fair dice twice. Two rolls are independent and identically distributed, with probability of rolling a particular number being 1/6. So, for instance, the probability of rolling 5 and then 2 is P(5,2) = P(5) ⋅ P(2) = 1/6 ⋅ 1/6 = 1/36 Consider a ...

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A couple has 4 children ages 9,6,4,and 1.What is the probability that they are all girls.

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A newborn baby whose apgar score is over 6 is classified as normal and this happens in 80% of births. As a quality control check an auditor examines the records of 100 births. He would be suspicious if the number of normal births in the sample of 100 births fell above the ...

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If a couple has 4 children and none are from multiple births or twins. With the probability of sons being 50% how many sons would they expect to have?

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Even though tetanus is rare in the United States, it is fatal 70% of the time. If three persons contract tetanus during one year, what is the probability that none of the three will die. Assume that fatalities due to tetanus are independent of each other. If they are ...

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In man, muscular dustrophy , is inherited as a sex linked recessive , a couple , both of whom are normal, have five children, three boys and two girls , the oldest boy is beginning to show symptoms of the disease, what could you tell them about the chances of their children ...

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1. A die labelled A has one face marked 1, one face marked 2 and the other four faces marked 3. A die labelled B has four faces marked 2 and two faces marked 3. The dice A and B are thrown. Calculate the probability is 5. I got 18/36 2. There are 12 boys and 20 girls in a ...

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The probability that their baby will be a carrier of the gene for PKU is (A) ___3/4_______. The probability that their baby will be affected by PKU is (B) __________. If both genotypes were Pp, the probability that their baby would be affected by PKU would be (C) ___1/4______...

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1. A human gene carries a certain disease from a mother to her child with a probability rate of 0.58. That is, there is a 58% chance that the child becomes infected with the disease. Suppose a female carrier of the gene has five children. Assume that the infections, or lack ...

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An upscale department offers its customers free gift wrapping on any day that they spend at least $100. The store offers 5 box sizes (XS, S, M, L, XL), 6 wrapping themes (birthday, wedding, baby girl, baby boy, anniversary, and all-occasion), and 3 styles of bow (classic, ...

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For a family with 2 children, the sample space indicating boy (B) or girl (G) is BB, BG, GB, and GG. If each of the outcomes is equally likely, find the probability that the family has 2 girls, given that the first child is a girl.

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A family has 4 children. A tree diagram or systematic list can be used to show how many ways the children could have been born, from first born to last born. Determine how many ways the family could have had one boy and 3 girls.

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Births are approximately uniformly distributed between the 52 weeks of the year. They can be said to follow a uniform distribution from one to 53 (spread of 52 weeks). a. X~ b. Graph the probability distribution. c. f(x)= d. u= e. o= f. Find the probability that a person is ...

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In 1980 (before the era of in-vitro fertilization), there were 3,612,258 births in the United States (according to the U.S. Census Bureau), of which 68,339 births were to twins and 1,337 births were to triplets or more. What was the probability of having multiples (twins or ...

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A weighted coin is flipped 200 times. Assume that the probability of a head is 0.3 and the probability of a tail is 0.7. Each flip is independent from the other flips. Let X be the total number of heads in the 200 flips. 1. What is the distribution of X ? 1 2. What is the ...

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If the probability of running out of gas is .03 and the probability the electronic starting system will not work is .01 a.) what is the probability there will be enough gas and that the starting system will work? assume the two events are independent b.) when may independence ...

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A couple plan to have exactly three children. (a) Construct a tree diagram and list the sample space. (b) Find the probability that the family has at least two girls.

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Assuming that the probability of male birth is 0.5,find the probability that in the family of 4 children there will be A. 1 boy B. 2 boys C. At least a boy

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Alberto figures that the probability of his hockey team winning on saturday is 65%. Alvin figures that the probability of his basketball team winning on saturday is 70%. Assume that the events are independent and that the boys estimates of the probability are accurate A. Find ...

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For any married couple who are members of a squash club, the probability that the husband has a degree is 2/4 and the probability that the wife has a degree is 1/4. The probability that the husband has a degree given that his wife has a degree is 3/9. A married couple is ...

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In how many ways can 4 boys and 4 girls sit around a circle table if each boy sits directly between two girls? (Rotations of the same arrangement are still considered the same. Each boy and girl is unique, not interchangeable.)

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In how many ways can 4 boys and 4 girls sit around a circle table if each boy sits directly between two girls? (Rotations of the same arrangement are still considered the same. Each boy and girl is unique, not interchangeable.)

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Your best friend is 5 months pregnant and wants you to be there when the baby is born. Since the baby was conceived on Labor Day, the delivery might coincide with your annual trip to cabo. the doctor tells you that the gestation period for humans is normally distributed with a...

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It has been observed in one country, that 61 out of every 100 births is a baby with brown eyes. In 640 births how many brown eyed babies would you expect?

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35 yrs ago babies are born here hospital celebrated the births of the last baby of feb 20th and the 1st baby of feb 21st w/gifts. 5 mothers including mrs keating were in labor as of midnight find the full name of each newborn 1 of the 1st name is crystal can you figure the ...

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The Smith family has 4 children that are all girls. What is the probability that the next one will be a girl? You plan on having four children and you want all boys. If you have children, what is the probability you will get four boys?

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A human gene carries a certain disease from the mother to the child with a probability rate of 53%. That is, there is a 53% chance that the child becomes infected with the disease. Suppose a female carrier of the gene has three children. Assume that the infections of the three...

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in a primary school 70% of the boys and 55% of the girls can ride a bicycle. if a boy or a girl are chosen at random, what is the probability that both of them can ride a bicycle?

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Use classical probability to calculate each probability. Assume individual outcomes are equally likely. Round your answer to the nearest millionth if necessary. Consider parents with four biological children. Find the probability that all four siblings are boys.

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A clinical trial test a method designed to increase probability of conceiving a girl.In study 375 were born and 300 were girls Use sample data to construct 99%confidence interval of percentage girls born

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n 1980 (before the era of in-vitro fertilization), there were 3,612,258 births in the United States (according to the U.S. Census Bureau), of which 68,339 births were to twins and 1,337 births were to triplets or more. What was the probability of having multiples (twins or ...

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A youth group has 7 boys and 5 girls. Experiment is select 5 people at random from the group. Let X be the number of boys in the selected 5 people. (a) Find the probability of exactly 1 boy, i.e., P([X = 1]). (b) Find the probability of exactly 2 boy, i.e., P([X = 2]). (c) ...

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Hi can someone help assist me with my math problems dealing with probability If 80% of scheduled flights actually take place and cancellations are independent events, what is the probability that 3 separate flights will all take place? A) 0.51 B) 0.01 C) 0.64 D) 0.80 ...

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Assume you roll a fair dice twice. Two rolls are independent and identically distributed, with probability of rolling a particular number being 1/6. So, for instance, the probability of rolling 5 and then 2 is P(5,2) = P(5) ⋅ P(2) = 1/6 ⋅ 1/6 = 1/36 Consider a ...

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Achusband and wife with brown eyes who have 0.75 probability of having children with brown eyes, 0.125 probability of having children with blue eyes, and 0.125 probability of having children with green eyes. (a) What is the probability that their ﬁrst child will have ...

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Consider the communication network shown in the figure below and suppose that each link can fail with probability p. Assume that failures of different links are independent. Assume that p=1/3. Find the probability that there exists a path from A to B along which no link has ...

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The probability that their baby will be a carrier of the gene for PKU is (A) __________. The probability that their baby will be affected by PKU is (B) __________. If both genotypes were Pp, the probability that their baby would be affected by PKU would be (C) _________. my ...

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a teacher holds 40 class cards of 14 girls and 26 boys. shes huffles the cards and drawn one. a. what is the probability that the card drawn is a girl's card? b. what is the probability that the card belongs to a boy? c. what is the probability that the cards belongs to either...

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A family has four children. The probability of having a girl is 1/2. What is the probability of having 2 girls followed by 2 boys?

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I am doing an assignment on probability. It sais.. "By the start of the 21st century, only 1 in 6 babies in America was born with blue eyes. What is the probability that at least 1 out of 2 babies has blue eyes? And then it sais " What might be a good model for simulating the ...

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A class of 21 students has 9 girls and 12 boys. What is the probability of a teacher randomly picking on a boy? A. 3/4 B. 4/7 C. 3/7 D. 4/3 The correct answer is B. 4/7

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You have a blind date with a physics major. From your social networking experience, you know that 10% of physics majors are immature, 50% are narcissistic, and 90% are boring. Assume that immaturity, narcissism, and boringness are independent events. Calculate the probability ...